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  • Polygamist leader sentenced to life in prison Tuesday

    Polygamist leader sentenced to life in prison Tuesday
    (CNN) -- A jury in Texas Tuesday sentenced polygamist leader Warren Jeffs to life in prison for sexually assaulting children. Jurors came back with the sentence after 30 minutes of deliberations. The life sentence came for Jeffs' conviction for...
  • KCET Sells Famous Studio to Church of Scientology

    KCET Sells Famous Studio to Church of Scientology
    LOS FELIZ (KTLA) -- Three months after splitting with PBS, KCET-TV has finally sold their landmark studio -- to the Church of Scientology. Representatives of the former PBS station announced Monday that the long rumored sale had been finalized, but did...
  • A Group of Polaroid Fanatics Take Part in a Retro Photographic Revival

    A Group of Polaroid Fanatics Take Part in a Retro Photographic Revival
    The "pod machine" sits on one side of a crowded room in a renovated mill in Putnam overlooking northeastern Connecticut's Quinebaug River. It has dials, lights, buttons, wheels, levers, greasy cranks and even a flashing red light on top. When the blinking...
  • CD of the Week: Girls

    CD of the Week:  Girls
    Girls Father, Son, Holy Ghost (True Panther) Girls embodies many of the micro trends in the world of indie rock. There's the Phil Spector/girl-groupish vibe, with songs and recordings that seem to transform sexual yearning into a kind of transcendent...
  • CEO's first task was to make order of creative chaos stationer

    CEO's first task was to make order of creative chaos stationer
    When Sally Pofcher took the CEO job at Paper Source four years ago, she found too much of a good thing. The Chicago-based independent stationery and crafting store reflected the quirky tastes of its founder Sue Lindstrom, an artist obsessed with paper...
  • Cops: Man says wife beat, put ‘Haitian Voodoo curse’ on him

    A 55-year-old man told Port St. Lucie police his wife, Enette Petion, 38, dug holes, deposited chicken bones and even invited "evil spirits" around the area of their home, reports Will Greenlee in his Off the Beat blog for TCPalm.com. Baker Act her?...
  • Suburban theater for the week of Oct. 14-20

    "The Woman in Black": Fox Valley Repertory marks the ghostly season with Stephen Mallatratt's sturdy chiller (which is being turned into a film starring Daniel Radcliffe). An actor is hired by attorney Arthur Kipps to help him exorcise the memory of an...
  • Amazon Kindle Fires selling at 2,000-an-hour pace

    Amazon Kindle Fires selling at 2,000-an-hour pace
    Amazon.com Inc.’s Kindle Fire won’t be available until Nov. 15, but if the current pace of orders continues, the tablet could outpace the launch of Apple Inc.’s iPad and iPad2. According to pre-order numbers received by the blog Cult of...
  • Dallas Mormons Decry Minister's 'Cult' Comments

    Dallas Mormons Decry Minister's 'Cult' Comments
    Are mormons part of a cult? Dallas minister Robert Jeffries thinks so. He made the claim Friday at the Voters Values Summit in Washington D.C. We went to a local bookstore to talk with Mormons, to get their reaction. They say it's nothing new, but...
  • IHSAA Football State tournament pairings announced

    IHSAA Football State tournament pairings announced
    Sectional play begins on Friday, Oct. 21 for all but five teams who drew a bye in their respective seven-team sectional. Those teams will play on the road on Oct. 28 in the sectional semifinal round. Those teams are: Evansville North in Class 5A,...
  • Fallen towers' beams now stand as steel reminders

    Fallen towers' beams now stand as steel reminders
    If history repeats itself, the Rev. Andrew Harrison will see plenty of unfamiliar faces in church on Sunday. For the last nine years, his congregation, St. Luke the Evangelist Orthodox Church in Palos Hills, has hosted a 9/11 commemoration that draws...
  • My Take: This evangelical says Mormonism isn't a cult

    My Take: This evangelical says Mormonism isn't a cult
    Some prominent evangelical pastors have been telling their constituents not to support Mitt Romney's bid for the presidential nomination. Because Romney is Mormon, they say, to cast a vote for him is to promote the cause of a cult. I beg to differ. For...